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WNYC News

Marking Time: Exhibit Shows Prison-Made Art

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From a miniature camper van made out of soda cans to abstract paintings, a Rutgers University exhibit showcases the work of inmate artists.

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WNYC News

Rutgers Football Distances Itself From Disgraced Alum Ray Rice

Friday, September 12, 2014

 Though the Rutgers football program isn't directly involved in the Ray Rice scandal, the school is cutting ties with its former star player in light of other recent scandals.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Coaches Crossing the Line

Friday, April 05, 2013

This week Rutgers fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice after a video surfaced that showed him shoving players and using homophobic slurs. Have you ever been pushed around by leaders such as coaches or drill sergeants? Is this behavior ever an effective motivational tool? Where do you think the line should be drawn? Call us at 212-433-9692 or post your comment below.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Dock Workers and Labor

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Sue Schurman, dean of Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, explains the latest on the longshoremen contract negotiations and the year in labor issues in both the public and private sectors.

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New Jersey News

Prosecutor: Student in Rutgers Webcam Spy Case Deserves Prison

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A former Rutgers University student did not show remorse for using a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man and should be sent to prison, prosecutors said in court filings Thursday.

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New Jersey News

Rutgers Board Rejects Merger Plan

Friday, May 04, 2012

The Board of Trustees at Rutgers University has voted down a plan that would allow Rowan University to absorb its Camden campus.

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New Jersey News

Rutgers Students Return with Ravi Case Decided

Sunday, March 18, 2012

As spring break ends, students will return to Rutgers University on Sunday — two days after a verdict in the trial of Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers student who was accused of spying on his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi's sexual encounter. Ravi was found guilty on all 15 criminal charges, including a conviction on hate crime charges. Clementi committed suicide in 2010, days after learning of the spying.

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New Jersey News

Newark Residents Speak Out on Rutgers Merger

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Newark residents ripped into New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's plan to reorganize the state's public universities and medical and dental school at a public hearing Tuesday.

 

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New Jersey News

Jury Selection Begins in Clementi Suicide Case

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Jury selection has begun in New Jersey in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.

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New Jersey News

As Protesters Rally at Rutgers-Camden, Consortium, Not Merger, Discussed

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Meetings of the Rutgers Board of Governors are usually staid affairs. The February 15 convocation was anything but: Hundreds of students and faculty -- some bearing signs and banners -- were there to protest the proposed merger of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University.

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New Jersey News

Rutgers Students, Faculty Protest Merger Plans

Monday, February 06, 2012

Students and professors from Rutgers University's Camden campus protested a proposal to merge their school with Rowan University at a New Jersey Senate hearing on Monday.

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New Jersey News

Rutgers Lands Federal Transportation Grant

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Rutgers University has scored a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The school's Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) was one of 22 institutions to get the federal grants this year.

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WNYC News

Christie: Rutgers Should Get Much of UMDNJ

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie would like to hand much of New Jersey's public hospital system and medical school over to Rutgers, the state-run university.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Rutgers Suicide Case

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Daniel J. Solove, John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School, author of the forthcoming book, Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security, and founder of TeachPrivacy, discusses the legal implications of the indictment against the 19-year-old Rutger’s student who allegedly broadcasted online an intimate encounter involving his roommate, Tyler Clementi. Clementi later committed suicide.

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WNYC News

Memorial Held for Rutgers Student

Friday, October 01, 2010

Friends and family are remembering 18-year-old Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University freshman who committed suicide after two fellow students streamed a live video of him on the Internet having a sexual encounter with a man.

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WNYC News

On The Importance of Civility Following the Death of a Rutgers University Student

Friday, October 01, 2010

This week's death of a Rutgers University freshman left many shocked and angry. The young man, Tyler Clementi, 21,  killed himself by jumping from the George Washington bridge after his roommate allegedly put a live video feed of Tyler having sex with another man on the Internet.  The suicide occurred days before students were set to immerse themselves in a program designed to encourage greater civility.

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